Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - January 2, 2018) - Millennial Lithium Corp. (TSXV: ML) (FSE: A3N2) (OTCQB: MLNLF) ("Millennial" or the "Company") further to its news release dated November 27, 2017, Millennial is pleased to announce the filing of a technical report (the "Technical Report") titled "Measured, Indicated and Inferred Lithium and Potassium Resource Estimate Pastos Grandes Project Salta Province, Argentina" dated January 2, 2018 that contains a maiden resource estimate for the Company's Pastos Grandes lithium brine project located in Salta, Argentina.
The Technical Report was completed by Montgomery & Associates Consultores Limitada ("Montgomery") based in Santiago, Chile, a subsidiary of international hydrogeology firm E.L. Montgomery & Associates, which Millennial had engaged to prepare an independent lithium brine resource on the Company's Pastos Grandes Project. Montgomery was engaged to prepare the Technical Report in accordance with National Instrument 43-101-Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects.
The NI 43-101 resource statement, detailed in Table 1 below, includes 2,131,000 tonnes of lithium carbonate ("Li2CO3") equivalent (LCE) and 8,141,000 tonnes of potash ("KCl") equivalent in the Measured and Indicated Resource categories, with an additional 878,000 tonnes of Li2CO3 and 3,263,000 tonnes KCl in the Inferred Resource category.
|Phase II Resource|
|In situ Li (tonnes)**||Li2CO3|
|In situ K|
|KCl Equivalent (tonnes)**|
|Measured||5.2 x 108||465||240,000||1,277,000||5,009||2,582,000||4,924,000|
|Indicated||3.8 x 108||418||160,000||854,000||4,395||1,687,000||3,216,000|
|M+I||9.0 x 108||445||400,000||2,131,000||4,747||4,269,000||8,140,000|
|Inferred||3.5 x 108||469||165,000||878,000||4,871||1,711,000||3,263,000|
*Cut-off grade for brine used to calculate the resource was 300 milligrams per liter
**Tonnages are rounded to the nearest thousand
The reader is cautioned that mineral resources are not mineral reserves and do not have demonstrated economic viability.
The Technical Report is available for review on SEDAR at www.sedar.com under the Company's profile and on the Company website at www.millenniallithium.com.
This news release has been reviewed by Iain Scarr, AIPG CPG., Chief Operating Officer of the Company and a qualified person as that term is defined in National Instrument 43-101.
To find out more about Millennial Lithium Corp. please contact Investor Relations at (604) 662-8184 or email [email protected]
MILLENNIAL LITHIUM CORP.
President, CEO and Director
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